hairweaving

or hair-weav·ing, hair weav·ing

[ hair-wee-ving ]
/ ˈhɛərˌwi vɪŋ /

noun

the attachment of matching hair to a base of nylon thread interwoven with a person's own hair, as to cover a bald area or to add length: Three of the makeovers involved hairweaving.

Origin of hairweaving

First recorded in 1965–70; hair + weav(e) + -ing1

Related forms

hair·weav·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hairweaving

hairweaving

/ (ˈhɛəˌwiːvɪŋ) /

noun

the interweaving of false hair with the hair on a balding person's head
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